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Transition to Research Independence: Funding and Grantsmanship

April 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Presented by The New York Academy of Sciences – Science Alliance

During this seminar, we will discuss grant writing strategies for the scientific community to have research independence.
You will learn about:

  • Types of funding agencies (government and private)
  • Types of private agencies (e.g. voluntary health organizations, professional societies, private foundations)
  • Review criteria for fellowship applications
  • Key components of fellowship applications
  • Strategic approaches for competitive applications
  • Common but overlooked mistakes made by new investigators
  • Tips to increase your chances for success

Following the seminar, we will have a panel discussion with graduate students and postdocs who have successfully applied for various types of individual fellowships.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Jaime Rubin, Colombia University